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to the pentagon for the process underway with regard to i the pentagon and the ig on the one hand and the fbi in regard to general petraeus. >> i refer you to the fbi. as i understand it they have protocols in place for when the notify the legislative and executive branches of investigations. the fbi is the place to go in terms of explanation the otocols they follow. i would refer, that said earlier, to policies in place at the fbi for how they deal with notifications investigations. lou: as you saw and heard, a frustring day for the white house press corps. the president spokesman however did not shy away from a question on this petraeus would testify in front of congress on benghazi. made it clear the administration is fmly supportive of petraeus' successor. he will be facing questions that are still lingering over if the cia refused requests for help on the ground on september 11 and why three days after that attack then director petraeus but in the attack in the flash mob incited by childish, amateurish, less than 14 minus long youtube video. >> is up toongresto make decisions of who is c
and classified information now at the center of the david patraeus scandal. the fbi confirms a classified document was found on the computer while reporting that there is nothing to indicate that those documents in question came from patraeus. this is as we learn that sensitive, classified information about the cia aniks in benghazi and the presence and captured libyan terrorists. the statement came during a speech at hurt, moderate, the university of denver on october 26. the cia flat at denies that any terrorists were held in benghazi. this is part of that cia statement, reading in the suggestion that the agency is still in the detention business is uninformed, and baseless. fox news is siding to sources in benghazi and a high level official in washington, off three of whom corroborate the statements about the holding of terrorists. coincidentally or not, that 26 of october is the same day that to journalists for foreign policy magazine discovered classified documents detailing security concerns in benghazi. they found those documents lying on the floor of what remained of the u.s. cons
affair as the reason for his sudden resignation, but we are learning that the director has been under fbi scrutiny for some time. as a result of a separate investigation. we will bring you more as these developments are clear and as we receive them. retired four-star general david patraeus today resigned from the cia, and the implications into the bin does the investigation, the political implications for the obama white house, we will explore here tonight. turning back to the president's states campaign like event today, he did not answer any questions or reveal any specifics about his fiscal vision, if you will, but he did repeat this familiar pronouncement. >> already i have put forward a detailed plan that allows us to make these investments while reducing our deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade i want to be clear. i am not wed to every detail of my plan. i am open to compromise. i am open to new ideas. i am committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that is not balanced in. him. lou: well, will the republican-led party provide any counterv
under investigation which he discussed today by the fbi raises questions about other things he has said and done recently that were kind of lofty, i thought. for example, he apparently gave a briefing to members of congress worry said that the video cost -- the hijacked spontaneous protest and led to the ooting and killing in benghazi. >> the idea of him being a straight shooter was called into question. >> feeling pressure to conform to the party line. he was under investigation. crazier things that happened. lou: that fbi has had scrutiny as the result of a separate and unrelated investigation there were conducting. this looks like it was baked up and declared ready today. does it not? >> the best day to dump affirmation you don't want in the public is a friday. resignation by the s ca director setting extramarital affair, to me knowing that he is going to congress are not going to congress next wednesday to testify about the benghazi instinet teeseven incident, this reeks of something far more sinister employee, and they don't want him to testify, for one. they will keep the american
officials suggest a team deployment of certain allowed the fbi access to the site in benghazi much sooner than the 24 days that would eventually take the fbi to get on scene for security reasons. fox has been granted access to internal e-mails to document the frustrations of senior officials within the counterterrorism community, but also e-mails that suggest there were warnings from the conflict itself on septemb september 11 that they believed members of the libyan police force had photographed the consulate earlier in the day and possibly the libyan police were involved in some sort of surveillance of the conflict. and as we have previously reported, sean smith mentioned in his online post that night they were very concerned he and chris stevens and others that policeman may have been photographing the conflict for nefarious reasons. they have made aware the e-mails, they continue to lament days after that an unwillingness to the administration to knowledge the attack was terrorism. according to one agent i spoke with, the response process was isolated at the most senior level of the o
story should have come up before the presidential election, president obama said the fbi has its own protocols on how they proceed. for more on all of this, the "a-team". let me start with you. the idea that susan rice somehow comes across in the president's statements today as being a puppet without a mind of her own or any indivial responsibility as an envoy of the presidentor representatives of the u.s. government. >> this is a woman who clearly would like to replace secretary of state hillary clinton in that job. no shrinking. she was perfectly able to defend herself. i'm sure she was speaking off the set of talking points. the question is, one of the many questions, did she know when she was speaking that there was contradictory and permission? lou: and it is -- i'm not sure that it is unfair to say that the president and his entire national security team, if you will, are hiding behind the skirts of ambassador rice. >> well, i think the president gave away the game here when he also said in his exasperation with senat mccain that susan rice did not know anything about what happ
: the way this has been handled, that the fbi was investigating over the summer, that we just found out about it with the public, basically right after the election, you were in the cia, i am sure you have never seen anything quite like this, but you have certainly seen investigations. what about the way it has been handled? >> unfortunately, you see a lot of issues like this. the fbi will get involved. that is what they do. the fbi is called and whether it is something like this or a counter intelligence issue. they will do their investigation. this investigation went on for months, apparently. very quickly they would have made that connection to petraeus. it started out with harassing e-mails to a woman peered we do a lot of forensic investigations. you sift through e-mails very quickly. let's wrap it up before we ever go to head of justice to tell her what we are doing. that part is really inconceivable. it really divides all believe that they would wait all of this time and then the day of the election tell james clapper about it and he would go to the day the election to tell the p
, general allen, the sex scandal, fbi, cia. all they have to do is look at yesterday's daily brief. two-thirds of it covered all of those subjects in about one third of tha it was on the fiscl cliff. carney answered some questions about it, and sounded repeated the president will try to be bipartisan trying to get a deal with congress. take a listen. >> he also said he is not indented into every aspect of his plan. in order to reach an agreement everybody needs to compromise in the compromise is another message of the election he took his american people want action. >> the president getting out in his press conference after we heard from speaker john boehner and mitch mcconnell on their position because they will all be here at the white house on friday to get these talks kick started. melissa: thank you so much. lori: estevez houston with a news conference, president obama will be sitting down with a ceos to talk about solutions to avoid the fiscal cliff. rich edson in washington as well the latest developments. >> good afternoon. wrapping in the 2:00 hour, leaves the east room, here
on at capitol hill. investigation into the petraeus affair with the fbi continues. the dod, inspecto inspector genl investigation into john allen who is now understood had communications that may have been inappropriate. so these two investigations are moving forward. the consequence the top of canister in afghanistan will not be mounted for the rule of supreme commander in europe. for petraeus the question is still whether if he had access to class than making her computers and what and house received that information. cheryl: jennifer griffin out in washington, a lot of breaking news this morning, thank you very much. >> thank you. cheryl: we're getting very close to the president's news conference. today the issue of general petraeus will come up? dennis: there is no choice but to bring it. one thing the scandal has done all along it seems republicans are the only people complaining about what is this benghazi thing, what you said was a video? petraeus it has democrats like dianne feinstein calling for investigation. cheryl: is amazing how they get so angry when they are not included. denni
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